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Banit Ointment

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Banit Ointment is an antiparasitic medicine, used for the treatment of parasitic worm infections. It works by killing the worms that cause skin infections and stops the infection from spreading.

Banit Ointment is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. The affected area should be clean and dry before application of the ointment. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. To avoid relapse, continue the use of this medicine even if symptoms begin to clear up.

This medicine is generally safe to use with minimal or no side effects. Avoid getting it into your eyes, nose or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.

Uses of Banit Ointment

  • Treatment of Parasitic infections

Benefits of Banit Ointment

In Treatment of Parasitic infections

Banit Ointment is an antibiotic medicine which helps treat many parasitic infections of the skin. It can also be used to treat infected cuts and wounds. It works by killing and stopping the growth infection causing organisms. This way it provides relief from the symptoms and speeds up the healing process. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue using it as long as it is prescribed even if you feel better, to make sure that all parasites are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Banit Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Banit

  • Limited data available

How to use Banit Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment.

How Banit Ointment works

Banit Ointment is an antiparasitic medication. It works by keeping the worms from absorbing sugar (glucose), thereby depleting their energy level. This causes the worms to die and treats your infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Banit Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Banit Ointment is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Banit Ointment to treat a variety of parasitic worm infections.
  • Do not skip doses and finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may increase your risk of further infection.
  • It can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Use birth control measures to prevent pregnancy while taking Banit Ointment.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Do not apply to broken, diseased, infected, inflamed or irritated skin, or to open wounds.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
2-Benzimidazolylcarbamic acid esters
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Banit with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Evaride, Estratag, Lanadiol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Vagimoist, Evalon, Evolon
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Carz
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Got fungal infections around my private parts. Can you please suggest me the best anti fungal cream?
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
apply sulphur ointment thrice daily.
Approx 2inches parasitic worm came in stool
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
bandy plus once daily in night for 3 nights
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FAQs

Q. Is Banit Ointment effective?

Banit Ointment is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Banit Ointment too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How to use Banit Ointment?

Before using Banit Ointment, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Banit Ointment gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Banit Ointment?

Be careful not to get Banit Ointment into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Banit Ointment if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Banit Ointment with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Banit Ointment only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Banit Ointment?

If you forget to use Banit Ointment, do not worry and continue using Banit Ointment as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Is Banit Ointment safe?

Banit Ointment is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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References

  1. Rosenthal PJ. Clinical Pharmacology of the Antihelmenthic Drugs. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 923-25.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 29-30.

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